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Cornish Brewery forces workmen to remove asbestos illegally

Article Updated On June 13, 2016 A total of three defendants were found guilty by Exeter magistrates for breaching The Control of Asbestos Regulation 2012 after workmen refurbishing a Dartmoor pub were exposed to asbestos. The incident happened at the Three Crowns pub in Chagford, Devon, in January 2010 when asbestos was discovered when the […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 22, 2012

Armco undertakes asbestos surveys nationwide on any type and size of premises

Article Updated On June 13, 2016 Armco Asbestos Consultants is a long established company that provides a variety of asbestos related services: consultancy and advice; sampling and surveying; training; and removals. All staff are fully qualified, time served and exhibit a friendly and professional manner. We are members of the British Occupational Hygiene Society and […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 12, 2012

Results of various recent nationwide asbestos related surveys

Article Updated On June 13, 2016 There have been various surveys regarding asbestos awareness which have been implemented across the UK recently. UKAS carried out a survey in 2011 under the guise of Accredited Asbestos Campaign by various professionals representing a wide range of business sizes and disciplines in the UK.  Another survey was carried […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 08, 2012

Terminally ill joiner sues authority for up to half a million pounds

Article Updated On June 13, 2016 Christopher Turner, a terminally-ill  joiner who says he was exposed to deadly asbestos while employed at Derbyshire County Council, is suing the authority for up to half a million pounds. Mr Turner, 53, was diagnosed with the deadly industrial lung disease mesothelioma in June last year and was given […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 01, 2012

‘Managing Asbestos in Buildings, A Brief Guide’ – Download now for free!!!!

Article Updated On June 13, 2016 The Health and Safety Executive has published a leaflet titled ‘Managing Asbestos in Buildings – A Brief Guide’ this year to assist people who own, manage or have responsibilities for buildings, which may contain asbestos. This includes all non-domestic buildings, whatever the type of business, and the common areas […]

Read the full article | Published May 25, 2012

Death of electrician who was exposed to asbestos in ship and submarine building industry

Article Updated On June 13, 2016 An electrician who was exposed to asbestos during various employments in the ship and submarine building industry has died. Roland Hutchinson had devoted his life after retirement to Chaddesen Social Club and raisning awarness for bowel cancer. His daughter, Elaine Fazekas, said ‘my dad was my closest friend and […]

Read the full article | Published May 24, 2012

Royal visit to newly refurbished King David School, Liverpool

Article Updated On June 13, 2016 Prince Edward, HRH the Earl of Wessex, became the first official guest at the new King David High  School on Childwell Road in Liverpool on Wednesday 25th May. The project was awarded by Liverpool City Council to VINCI Construction UK as part of the Liverpool Building Schools for the […]

Read the full article | Published May 21, 2012

Construction company fined for failure to produce asbestos survey report

Article Updated On June 13, 2016 A London based construction company has been prosecuted for various breaches, including failure to carry out a survey to identify any asbestos prior to the demolition of a house in Surrey. Laxmi Developments Ltd, a construction company based in Edgware, London and its director, Vijay Madhaparia, of Tavistock Road, […]

Read the full article | Published May 16, 2012

Asbestos related sufferers exempt from ‘no-win, no-fee’ changes

Article Updated On June 13, 2016 It has been announced by the Justice Minister that sufferers of asbestos-related cancer will initially be exempt from Government changes to “no-win, no-fee” rules. The changes to no-win, no-fee in England and Wales– which are to be contained in the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill – will […]

Read the full article | Published May 14, 2012

A large laboratory testing firm has been prosecuted after failing to manage asbestos

Article Updated On June 13, 2016 A large asbestos material testing laboratory company has been prosecuted after putting workers at its Tyneside premises at risk of exposure to asbestos. An investigation was launched when a complaint was received which stated that Exova (UK) Limited had not dealt with damaged asbestos at its site at The […]

Read the full article | Published May 10, 2012
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